Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6334  ·  Sh2-8
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NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette, 



    
        

            John Ebersole
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NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette, 



    
        

            John Ebersole
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NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
ASA 500 f/3,6 Chilescope ASA 20" Astrograph
Imaging Cameras
FLI Proline 16803 FLI PL 16803
Mounts
ASA DDM 85 ASA DDM85
Filters
Astrodon OIII 5nm · Astrodon SII 5nm · Astrodon Ha 5nm
Software
Starnet++ Starnet ++ · Adobe Phosotshop CS6 · Main Sequence Software MaximDL 6 Pro
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ASA 500 f/3,6 Chilescope ASA 20" Astrograph

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 21, 2019
Frames:
24x600" (4h)
Integration:
4h
Avg. Moon age:
15.27 days
Avg. Moon phase:
99.72%

RA center: 17h19m52s.20

DEC center: -35°5031.8

Pixel scale: 1.924 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.232 degrees

Field radius: 0.719 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 1902x1906

Locations: ChileScope Observatory, Ovalle, Chile

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

NGC6334, the Cat's Paw nebula, is rich in structure and color when imaged in the narrowband HST palette. This image was in the "can" from last year, finally to emerge.

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NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette, 



    
        

            John Ebersole